The Easel

The Invention of the ‘Salvator Mundi’

Riveting. A seemingly factual account of how Salvator Mundi went from $1000 in 2005 to $450m in 2017. “About a year into the restoration process, Modestini … noticed a set of color transitions that she described to me as “perfect … I could no longer hide from the obvious… the artist who painted [Mona Lisa] was the same hand that had painted the Salvator Mundi